Sauber Karting Team

launched in collaboration with Kart Republic

Hinwil, 29 th March 2019 – Sauber Motorsport AG has further expanded its activities in international racing by launching the Sauber Karting Team. The venture has been established in partnership with the Italian go-kart manufacturer Kart Republic, managed by Dino Chiesa who will take on the role of Team Principal for the newly founded Team. With a long tradition of scouting and nurturing young talents, Sauber Motorsport AG is proud to present this new project which will offer a clear path of progression to the next generation of top-level racers.

The Sauber Karting Team will make its debut at the WSK Euro Series at the Circuito Internazionale di Napoli this week. The Scottish driver Dexter Patterson, who has most recently been crowned the WSK Super Master Series OK Champion (2019) and the Swiss Joshua Dufek, who has dominated in national level kart races (CH) and made the transition to international karting recently, will race side by side for the Team in the OK category.

Sauber Karting Team by Kart Republic


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Dino Chiesa, Team Principal Sauber Karting Team and Owner Kart Republic:
“We are very happy to partner with Sauber Motorsport on this exciting new project, the Sauber Karting Team. Together, we will work towards creating an environment in which young drivers can develop their racing skills and make good progress in their careers. We look forward to our collaboration and to making this project a success.”

Frédéric Vasseur, CEO Sauber Motorsport AG:
“Launching the Sauber Karting Team in collaboration with Kart Republic is a great step in the expansion of our activities. It is in our company’s DNA to support young talents. This new project allows us to contribute to the next generation of drivers by providing them with a platform which will help them to develop their skills in the best possible way. With Dino Chiesa as Team Principal, the Sauber Karting Team is fortunate to have a highly experienced professional taking the lead. We look forward to seeing this project thrive.”



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